• Can Social Media Wreck The Outdoors? I posted a photo on Instagram and Facebook last week with a question in the caption: Question for the community: should we all be sharing the locations of the beautiful photos we share on social media, or should we withhold the locations in an effort to protect these fragile places and keep the outdoors a […]
  • Freshies – Spider Mountain, Deep in the North Cascades Last weekend held grand adventure and a gorgeous alpine experience in the form of Spider Mountain’s north face, deep in the North Cascades of Washington. Located in the Cascade Pass region, home to many of Washington’s tallest and most formidable peaks, the north face of Spider is a dream line for the intrepid ski mountaineer. […]
  • Freshies – Autumn in the Alpine Lakes Last Saturday as I loaded my bike in the car for a day trip to the Stevens Pass Bike Park, I decided to run back inside and pack an overnight pack just in case I got inspired to spend the night outside. As the fog broke on our day of biking, I was duly inspired […]
  • There I was…The Mowich Face on Mt. Rainier There I was, July 7th of this year, in that blissful place where comfort, safety and a sense of accomplishment all stew together after a challenge in the mountains has been bested. Only there was this one little nagging feeling. Why didn’t we summit? We had the weather, we had the time, we even had […]